in Obo of Haut-Mbomou Prefecture, Central African Republic

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.396 and 26.492 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 23' 45" and E 26° 29' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XAF
Spoken languages:
French, Sango, Lingala, Kongo
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:50 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Bangui
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 5:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.959 and -157.926 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Te Tautua
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Current travel safety evaluation for Central African Republic in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Central African Republic.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Central African Republic. Last Update: 2023-10-04 08:04:33

Explore Obo

Obo in Obo (Haut-Mbomou Prefecture) with it's 12,887 inhabitants is located in Central African Republic about 551 mi (or 887 km) east of Bangui, the country's capital.

Local time in Obo is now 11:50 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bangui with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Obo. The closest airport in Central African Republic is M'Boki Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tambura, Yambio, Wau, Isiro and Tonj. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 43% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 5th of October 2023

30°C (86 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 6th of October 2023

31°C (89 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 7th of October 2023

33°C (91 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Obo is the capital of Haut-Mbomou, one of the 14 prefectures of the Central African Republic. According to data used within Google Earth, the population is 12,787. It is close to the African Pole of Inaccessibility. In Obo, there is an abandoned mission school where the founder Donald E. Linquist is buried. \t\t \t\t\tHeadstone at Obo Mission, Central African Republic. JPG \t\t\t Headstone of Missionary Donald E. Linquist \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tObo Mission Church.

Located at 5.4, 26.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sub-prefectures of the Central African Republic, Populated places in the Central African Republic

Poste Airport

Poste Airport is an airport in Obo, Central African Republic. It is located near Obo city center, 63 km from M'Boki Airport, which has a much longer runway.

Located at 5.4, 26.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Central African Republic

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Obo.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Obo, MKI